Cary Grove Animal Hospital

374 Crystal St.
Cary, IL 60013

(847)462-8387

www.carygroveanimalhospital.com

 

Dr. Fritz Trybus Cary Grove Animal Hospital Cary, IL  Veterinarian





Fritz J. Trybus, DVM
Veterinarian, Practice Owner 

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Illinois - Animal Sciences
Veterinary: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Clinical Training: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery
Cruciate Ligament Repair in Dogs - TPLO and Extracapsular Surgical Procedures
Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Memberships:
American Veterinary Medical Association
Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Information Network
Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce




Dr. Fritz Trybus has been a veterinarian in the area for over 15 years.  Being a veterinarian is not just a job to him, it is part of who he is and has always been his calling in life.  He established the Cary Grove Animal Hospital (CGAH) in June 2012.  Prior to practicing at CGAH he practiced at the Animal Hospital of Woodstock in Woodstock, IL.  and at the Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital in Crystal Lake, IL for several years.  He built our new hospital building and moved Cary Grove Animal Hospital in to its current state of the art location on Route 14 in Cary on April 27, 2015.    

Dr. Fritz spends the majority of his time performing surgical and dental procedures at Cary Grove Animal Hospital.  He is trained in both general surgery as well as more advanced operations (Cruciate Ligament surgeries, foreign body surgery, splenectomy, etc see more on our Surgical Services page).  He is also available for surgical consultation visits, second opinions or more involved cases.  He also consults with the other team doctors on general appointments and medical cases to help foster our team approach to the treatment of our patients.  Having several doctors on staff brings our patients a large amount of experience and knowledge to be able to provide them with the best veterinary care possible. 

While he mainly treats dogs and cats, Dr. Fritz is also experienced with rabbits and guinea pigs.  He is a board member of the Rabbit and Cavy (Guinea Pig) Health Committee with the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA).  He has been an ARBA member for over 32 years and a Rabbit Judge for over 22 years. 

Dr. Fritz lives in rural McHenry County with a menagerie of his own and is a self proclaimed "crazy animal person."  He has dogs, cats, horses, and a small herd of fainting goats.  When not at the Cary Grove Animal Hospital, he enjoys working on his hobby farm where he breeds, trains and shows American Quarter and Paint Horses. 

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Dr. Heidi Quinn Cary Grove Animal Hospital Veterinarian Cary, IL

Heidi M. Quinn, DVM
Associate Veterinarian

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Illinois - Animal Sciences (High Honors)
Veterinary: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Canine and Feline Internal Medicine
Dermatology & Allergies
Preventative and Wellness Care
Rabbit & Guinea Pig Medicine

Memberships:
American Veterinary Medical Association
Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Information Network

Dr. Heidi Quinn is a full time associate veterinarian who joined Cary Grove Animal Hospital in August 2015. 

Dr. Quinn is a graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Veterinary Medicine and previously practiced in the Buffalo Grove area.  Prior to entering Veterinary school, she was a Veterinary Technician and supervisor at an animal hospital in Champaign, IL.  During that time she became very dedicated to providing clients with as much education about their pets as possible and continues to provide that as a doctor today.

Dr. Quinn's special interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and preventative health care.  She also is the primary doctor working with the rescue organizations we provide services to by treating ill rescue pets and completing surgeries.  In addition to treating dogs and cats, she is also experienced treating rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and other small mammals. 

Dr. Quinn is very detailed in her approach to examinations and case work ups to allow for an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plans for her patients.  It is this mentality that awarded her the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Certificate of Clinical Excellence during her senior year of Veterinary School at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Quinn is a key addition to Cary Grove Animal Hospital and our clients and patients enjoy her warm, compassionate demeanor.  She resides in the area with her husband and dogs, and is glad to be back in the area in which she grew up in!


 

Dr. Stovall Veterinarian Cary Grove Animal Hospital Cary, IL

Lesli C. Stovall, DVM
Associate Veterinarian

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee Knoxville
Veterinary: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Canine and Feline Internal Medicine
Dermatology & Allergies
Chronic Disease Management

Memberships:
American Veterinary Medical Association
Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Information Network

Dr. Lesli Stovall is an associate veterinarian who joined Cary Grove Animal Hospital in February 2016.

Dr. Stovall is a graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Veterinary Medicine and brings over 30 years of experience as a veterinarian to our staff. She began her career in small animal practice at Dundee Animal Hospital and Heritage Hill Veterinary Clinic in Boston.  In 1993 she returned to her hometown and started practicing at the Animal Medical Center in Crystal Lake, IL with Dr. Peggy Chamberlain.  She left Animal Medical Center Crystal Lake in 2015 when Dr. Chamberlain retired.

Dr. Stovall enjoys building relationships with both clients and patients. She focuses on the importance of wellness care as well as understanding and addressing the root causes of chronic recurring health issues (i.e. allergies, food sensitivities, etc.). With that dual approach she strives to achieve optimal health in her patients for many years.

Dr. Stovall (Layer) is a life-long resident of the Crystal Lake area. She and her husband Jim Layer, who has been part of the Sage Products family for over 22 years, are active in community projects and philanthropy. Dr. Stovall is also a CASA volunteer for kids and teens in the DCFS system, as well as a volunteer counselor on a nationwide Crisis Text Line for teens and young adults in crisis. She and her husband are parents to two young adult daughters and they share their home with a 14 year old beagle named Mandy.

* Dr. Stovall currently does not keep regular appointment hours, she may be seen filling in for other doctors from time to time!


 

Dr. Levine Veterinarian Cary Grove Animal Hospital Cary, IL

Sheri Levine, DVM
Associate Veterinarian

Education:
Undergraduate: State University of New York at Geneseo - Biology, Psychology
Veterinary: The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Animal Behavior
Canine and Feline Internal Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Memberships:
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
Fear Free Certified Professional
Veterinary Information Network

Dr. Sheri Levine is a full time associate veterinarian who joined Cary Grove Animal Hospital in March 2019.

Dr. Levine Grew up on Long Island but fell in love with the Midwest while attending veterinary school in Ohio.  She moved to the Chicago area after graduation, practicing in Arlington Heights before joining the Cary Grove Animal Hospital team. 

Dr. Levine has a special interest in Animal Behavior and the human-animal bond.  She is a Fear Free Certified Professional and strive to make each visit to the vet as easy and stress-free as possible for her patients.

Dr. Levine has 2 cats and plans to add a dog to her family in the near future.  She enjoys horseback riding and playing tennis during her time off.  She also can't say no to a good puzzle, be it a jigsaw or a tricky medical case.


 

Dr. Alison Baker Veterinarian Cary Grove Animal Hospital Cary, IL

Alison R. Baker, DVM
Associate Veterinarian

Education:
Undergraduate: Carthage College
Veterinary: Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Canine and Feline Internal Medicine
General Soft Tissue Surgery
Ophthalmology
Cardiology
Dentistry

Memberships:
American Veterinary Medical Association
Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Information Network

Dr. Alison Baker is a full time associate veterinarian who joined Cary Grove Animal Hospital in January 2022.

Dr. Baker grew up in McHenry County and has been a veterinarian in Illinois for the last 5 years previously practicing in Belvidere, Illinois.  She values communication with owners and strives to connect with them and help them understand their pet's condition.  She likes to involve owners with their pet's care whether it be wellness and preventative care, allergies or more complex issues.

Dr. Baker was attracted to join Cary Grove Animal Hospital because of its reputation for high quality medicine and outstanding staff that take a team approach to veterinary medicine. 

In her free time, Dr. Baker is very active with dog agility competitions.  She has Australian Shepherds that she trains and competes with regularly in agility.  She also enjoys seeing agility dogs as patients given her personal understanding of their particular needs.  Dr. Baker also has a Siamese cat named Charlie who helps keep the dogs in check.